Topic: Nepal

Women observing the ritual to wash away the sins committed during mentruation at the annual Rishi Panchami festival, Kathmandu. Nepal.
Photo Essay

The ‘Untouchables': The Tradition of Chhaupadi in Nepal

Photographer Poulomi Basu investigates the ritual of Chhaupadi in Nepal, a cultural tradition that can breed sorrow and guilt, fear or even pain, for young girls and women alike

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APTOPIX Nicaragua Santo Domingo
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Pictures of the Week: Aug. 1 – Aug. 8

From the continued violence and destruction in Gaza and a massive landslide in Nepal to a sea of poppies in London and gymnastics in Glasgow, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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Patrick Brown—Panos
Photo Essay

Traded to Extinction: Portraits of Poaching in Asia

Bangkok-based photographer Patrick Brown spent more than 10 years documenting the underbelly of the illegal wildlife trade in Asia

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Egypt Friday protests
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Pictures of the Week: December 27 – January 3

From celebrations ringing in 2014 around the world and the swearing in of New York City’s new mayor to crackdowns on the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and the first legal sales of recreational marijuana in the United States, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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Palestinian protesters hurl rocks at Israeli soldiers during clashes in Betunia, near the West Bank city of Ramallah
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Pictures of the Week: October 11 – October 18

From the last days of the government shutdown and the Muslim holy festival Eid al-Adha to Banksy’s continuing “residency” in the streets of New York and ecological reptile wrestling, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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KENYA-CONSERVATION-RHINO
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Pictures of the Week: August 23 – August 30

From bombings in Baghdad and wildfires in California to a new ski resort in North Korea and child laborers at a balloon factory in Bangladesh, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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Niklas Meltio–Corbis
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Pictures of the Week: August 31 – September 7

From an eruption on the sun and the death of Rev. Sun Myung Moon in South Korea to Redhead Day in the Netherlands and students heading back to school around the world, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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Joseph Eid—AFP/GettyImages
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Pictures of the Week: August 24 – August 31

From Hurricane Isaac in the Caribbean and colorful Holi celebrations in Germany to the Paralympics in London and a tree full of goats in Morocco, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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Daniel Ochoa de Olza—AP
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Pictures of the Week: June 29 – July 5

From South Sudan’s refugee crisis and Spain’s historic Euro 2012 win to the U.S. Olympic gymnastics team trials and a polar bear cub’s piggyback, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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Lightbox May 20, 2012
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Pictures of the Week: May 18 — May 25

From India’s Sufi Muslim Urs Festival and the first intercontinental flight of the Solar Impulse to a suicide bombing of military soldiers in Sana’a and the beginning of Egypt’s presidential election, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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